Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an IT Technician was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

IT Technician
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 128 139
Rank change year-on-year +29 +11 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Technician 15 8 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.07% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.40% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 7
Essex median annual salary £22,000 £23,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.38% -14.55% +74.60%
10th Percentile £16,750 £20,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £35,000 £31,700 £28,750
East of England median annual salary £21,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year -8.51% +2.17% +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1335 1991 2503
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.86% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1529 1855
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

IT Technician
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured IT Technician in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for IT Technician in Essex

IT Technician
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IT Technician in Essex.

Salary trend for IT Technician in Essex

IT Technician
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IT Technician in Essex over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IT Technician in Essex

IT Technician
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IT Technician within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +1 8 £19,750 -29.46%
Harlow -10 2 £23,000 -9.80%
Saffron Walden -3 1 £19,000 -36.67%
Thurrock - 1 £35,500 -
Loughton - 1 £30,000 -
IT Technician
East of England

IT Technician Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT Technician job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring IT Technician in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
3 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
3 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (46.67%) Office 365
4 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 2 (13.33%) Statistics
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
9 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) DHCP
9 2 (13.33%) CCNA
9 2 (13.33%) DNS
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (6.67%) Citrix
10 1 (6.67%) WAN

IT Technician Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (46.67%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Security
1 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.67%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL